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Scientific sector M-PSI/05 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
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Office hours
Monday from 09:30 to 11:30 studio 03 017 - DPSS, via Venezia, 8 Il ricevimento del Prof. Kiesner del 20/01/2020 è sospeso.
(updated on 13/01/2020 08:56)

Proposals for thesis
Measuring affective and physical symptoms of the menstrual cycle in order to better understand the potential contribution of the psychoneuroendocrinology of the menstrual cycle and how it may contribute to individual health and development.

Curriculum Vitae

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): DCC4C5002389B5CA4F69ACCDB18FDF10.pdf

Research areas
Social Development
Affective Development
Menstrual Cycle

Kiesner, J. (2017). The Menstrual Cycle-Response and Developmental Affective-Risk Model: A multilevel and integrative model of influence. Psychological Review, 124(2), 215–244.

Mendle, J., Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., & Kiesner, J. (2016). From menarche to menopause: Women's reproductive milestones and risk for psychopathology-An introduction to the special series. Clinical Psychological Science, 4(5), 859–866.

Kiesner, J., Mendle, J., Eisenlohr-Moul, T. A., & Pastore, M. (2016). Cyclical symptom change across the menstrual cycle: Attributional, affective, and physical symptoms. Clinical Psychological Science, 4(5), 882–894.

Van Reen, E., & Kiesner, J. (2016). Individual differences in self-reported difficulty sleeping across the menstrual cycle. Archives of Women's Mental Health, 19(4), 1–10.

van Iersel, K. C., Kiesner, J., Pastore, M., & Scholte, R. H. J. (2016). The impact of menstrual cycle-related physical symptoms on daily activities and psychological wellness among adolescent girls. Journal of Adolescence, 49(C), 81–90.

Kiesner, J., & Granger, D. A. (2016). A lack of consistent evidence for cortisol dysregulation in premenstrual syndrome/premenstrual dysphoric disorder. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 65, 149–164.

Kiesner, J. & Martin, V. T. (2013). Mid-cycle headaches and their relationship to different patterns of premenstrual stress symptoms. Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain, 53, 935-946.

Kiesner, J. (2012). Affective response to the menstrual cycle as a predictor of self-reported affective response to alcohol and alcohol use. Archives of Women’s Mental Health, 15, 423-432.

Kiesner, J., & Poulin, F. (2012). Developmental associations between adolescent change in depressive symptoms and menstrual-cycle-phase-specific negative affect during early adulthood. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 41, 1325-1338.

Poulin, F., Kiesner, J., Pedersen, S., & Dishion, T. J. (2011). A short-term longitudinal analysis of friendship selection on early adolescent substance use. Journal of Adolescence, 34, 249-256.

Kiesner, J. (2011). One woman’s low is another woman’s high: Paradoxical effects of the menstrual cycle. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 36, 68-76.

Kiesner, J., Poulin, F., & Dishion, T. J. (2010). Adolescent substance use with friends: Moderating and mediating effects of parental monitoring and peer activity contexts. Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 56, 529-556.

Kiesner, J., & Pastore, M. (2010). Day-to-day co-variations of psychological and physical symptoms of the menstrual cycle: Insights to individual differences in steroid reactivity.

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
PS1932 COMMON PSO2044195 6 1st Year (2019/20) Second
PS2381 COMMON PSP5070897 6 1st Year (2019/20) Second
PS2381 COMMON PSP5070538 6 1st Year (2019/20) Second